The Great Tiger Moth Air Race is held at Luskintyre Airfield in the Hunter Valley, drawing a large group of competing Tiger Moths and pilots. It began in 1977 with 37 planes competing, and continues to draw around 40 planes in 2014.
The 4-5th of October 2014 saw The Great Tiger Moth Air Race at Luskintyre Airfield. This race was first held in 1977 has been held since
On Saturday October 4th at 9:15am the first day of racing began at Luskintyre airfield and headed south to Sydney Harbour and then further south to land in Camden. at 1pm they departed Camden to head back and finish at Luskintyre Airfield again.;
Sunday 5th saw the start again around 9am Luskintyre Airfield, this time heading north over Dungog and Gloucester to land at Taree. Then a 12:20pm take off to head out to the coast and back south over Seal Rocks and Hawks Nest to finally land again Luskintyre Airfield home base.
Where can I see the race? The race has many great vantage points. You can see them on the ground as well as take off and land at Luskintyre Airfield, but also as they fly over Maitland, Newcastle, down Sydney Harbour and over Sydney to Camden. Tere are also good coastal vantage points on the way back from Taree.